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Minutes to Decimal Converter

Convert Minutes to Decimal Hours
Answer:


0.28 hours


Solution:
Converting to decimal hours, 17 minutes divided by 60 minutes per hour is

= 17 min / 60 min/hr

minutes cancel and we are left with

= 17/60 hr

= 0.28 hours, rounding to 2 decimal places

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Calculator Use

Convert minutes to decimal hours to calculate time sheets and payroll hours worked. Includes rounding to 2, 3, 4 or more decimal places.

How to Convert Minutes to Decimal Hours

Divide minutes by 60 to get decimal hours hours and minutes.

  • If your number of minutes is less than 60 divide by 60. The decimal is minutes in decimal hours.
  • If your number of minutes is greater than or equal to 60, divide by 60 and carry the whole number to hours. The remaining decimal is minutes in decimal hours.
  • Round the decimal to your level of accuracy.

See the CalculatorSoup Time Converter to convert between other units of time.

We've included quick-reference Minutes to Decimal Charts for your convenience below.

Minutes to Decimal Hours Example

Say you worked 8 hours and 41 minutes and your time sheet needs to be entered in decimal hours out to 3 decimal places. Divide 41 minutes by 60 to get minutes in decimal hours.

 
 
 
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6
8
3
6
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4
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0
0
 
3
6
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5
0
0
 
 
 
4
8
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2
0
0
 
 
 
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8
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2
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The partial hour of 41 minutes equals 0.683 decimal hours. Since 3 is a repeating decimal less than 5, you don't need to round up to 4. Your time sheet entry will be a total of 8.683 decimal hours.

 

Minutes to Decimal Conversion Charts

minutes to decimal chart, 2 decimal places

 

minutes to decimal chart, 4 decimal places
 

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